Lawson Remains Missing

It has been more than three weeks since Jacqueline Lawson last heard from her husband, Donald Lawson, aboard the ORMA 60 trimaran Defiant, which he was solo sailing from Acapulco to the Panama Canal. While the Mexican Navy located the capsized boat, a search has yielded no sign of the sailor. …

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Italia Yachts 14.98

It’s really not fair. That’s what I was thinking perched on the weather rail of the Italia Yachts 14.98 Artemis while beating up Eastern Bay on a sunny, 10- to 12-knot day in sparkling flat water. As perfect sailing days go, it was a top three, easy. I’d been invited along for the annual Annapolis …

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Fastnet Turns 50

The 50th edition of the Rolex Fastnet race was one to remember, with extreme conditions wiping out a quarter of the fleet before tapering off for a slog to the finish. The biannual race is a 625-mile marathon from Cowes, UK, around Ireland’s Fastnet Rock, and then down to Cherbourg, France …

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